TxDOT: 18-wheeler rollover on US 59/259 cleared, traffic flowing to Nacogdoches County

TxDOT: 18-wheeler rollover on US 59/259 cleared, traffic flowing to Nacogdoches County
Source: KTRE Staff (Source: KTRE Staff)

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - Traffic is flowing once more after an 18-wheeler rolled over at the U.S. Highway 59/259 on-ramp to Henderson in Nacogdoches County, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

Rhonda Oaks, a spokeswoman for TxDOT, sent out a traffic alert around 11 a.m. that stated all traffic must detour to U.S. 59 North.

A Hopkins wrecker service said the 18-wheeler was carrying heavy spools of wire. When the big rig turned into a steep curve, the packaging straps holding the spools in place snapped, causing the wire spools to spill out and the 18-wheeler to flip.

As of 1 p.m., the wreck was cleared.

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